Three ISVs commissioned into Navy

Three Immediate Support Vessels (ISVs) were commissioned into the Indian Navy here on Thursday by the Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command.

Navy mulling proposal to allow women on warships

Women officers may soon be aboard the Indian Navy`s warships as it is working out a policy in this regard, a senior officer said Tuesday.

Indian Navy working on policy to allow women on-board warships

As armed forces prepare to showcase "Nari Shakti" at the Republic Day parade on January 26, the Navy is working on a policy to allow women officers on-board warships in the next few years.

Navy chief in Mauritius on four-day visit

Indian Navy chief Admiral RK Dhowan Monday reached Mauritius to explore new avenues of defence cooperation and strengthen military ties.

Navy's third indigenous LCU launched

The third indigenous Landing Craft Utility (LCU) useful for transporting tanks, armoured vehicles and soldiers during amphibious operations, was launched in Kolkata Friday.

Third indigenous Landing Craft Utility vessel launched

The third indigenous Landing Craft Utility vessel, useful for transporting tanks, armoured vehicles and soldiers during amphibious operations, was on Friday launched in Kolkata.

Defence forces see Rs 13,000 crore cut in capital outlay

 The government has ordered a cut of about Rs 13,000 crore in the capital outlay for the Army, Navy and the Air Force in the current fiscal to meet the defence force's revenue expenditure.

Navy Chief, Coast Guard DG meet days after terror boat incident

Indian Navy chief Admiral Robin Dhowan will on Wednesday meet Coast Guard Director General Vice-Admiral Anurag Thapliyal.

Sarma new Admiral Superintendent of Naval Dockyard

Visakhapatnam: Rear Admiral S R Sarma here Thursday took over as the Admiral Superintendent, Naval Dockyard, from Rear Admiral A K Saxena.

Naval jets to return at Republic Day parade; women contingents to march

 After a gap of three decades, the Indian Navy will fly its fighter jets over Rajpath during this year's Republic Day parade, even as the three forces get ready to bring out all-women contingents to the ceremony for the first time.

'Terror boat' incident: Govt calls meet on on coastal security

In the wake of recent incident involving a Pakistani boat off the Gujarat coast, a high-level meeting has been convened next week to discuss strengthening of maritime and coastal security against threats from sea.

'Bomb boat' had Navy installations as target, was LeT operated: Reports
'Bomb boat' had Navy installations as target, was LeT operated: Reports

The boat that was blown up 365 km off Gujarat’s Porbandar port on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1 had Navy installations as target and was Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) operated, as per reports on Tuesday.

INSV Mhadei set to cross one lakh nautical miles this month

Indian Navy's sailing vessel INSV Mhadei, which was home to two Indians while they scripted history by circumnavigating the world, is set to complete one lakh nautical miles of sailing this month.

Indian Navy on standby for AirAsia flight search

The Indian Navy has kept a surveillance aircraft and three ships ready as an AirAsia flight with 162 people on board Sunday went missing en route from Indonesia to Singapore.

Missing AirAsia flight: Indian Navy offers assistance in search operation

India has put three ships and a maritime surveillance aircraft on standby for assistance in the search operation for AirAsia flight QZ8501 which went missing soon after take-off from Indonesia.

NIOT retrieves lost heavy-weight torpedo

In a first, a heavy-weight torpedo lost by a Naval laboratory during a technology demonstration trial off Visakhapatnam has been retrieved from the sea by the National Institute of Ocean Technology's Deep Sea Technology team, a top NIOT official said on Saturday.

India exports first warship

By delivering an offshore patrol vessel to Mauritius, India on Saturday exported its first warship.

Clear-cut policy next month on engaging arms representatives: Manohar Parrikar
Clear-cut policy next month on engaging arms representatives: Manohar Parrikar

Indigenous production of submarines for the Indian Navy has been delayed due to infrastructural constraints, problems relating to absorption of new technologies and import of warship-grade steel, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

Indian Navy engineer found dead on INS Godavari

A 24-year-old Indian Navy engineer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself onboard the INS Godavari, a naval ship sailing near Porbandar coast, early on Thursday morning, the police said.

Indian Navy strengthening its air warfare capability

The Indian Navy is working towards a new fleet of aircraft and helicopters for maritime surveillance, electronic warfare and anti-submarine and anti-ship warfare, its top commander has said.